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Blue Monday

Blue Monday is the third Monday in January and is considered one of the most depressing days of the year. It’s a perfect opportunity to talk to each other about mental health, and advocate for more resources to be put towards mental health initiatives in the province. The NSGEU Board of Directors recognizes the important […]

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PR Telephone Town Hall Meeting Bargaining Update: Arbitration Decision

WHAT: Civil Service – Telephone Town Hall Meeting – PR Bargaining Update WHEN: Wednesday, December 20th TIME: 7:30 p.m.            We are holding a telephone town hall information session for the Professional Bargaining Unit Wednesday, December 20th in order to discuss the Civil Service Arbitration decision released on December 7. We are […]

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Clerical Telephone Town Hall Meeting Bargaining Update: Arbitration Decision

WHAT: Civil Service – Telephone Town Hall Meeting – CL Bargaining Update WHEN: Tuesday, December 19th TIME: 7:30 p.m.             We are holding a telephone town hall information session for the Clerical Bargaining Unit Tuesday, December 19th in order to discuss the Civil Service Arbitration decision released on December 7. We are […]

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TS Telephone Town Hall Meeting Bargaining Update: Arbitration Decision

WHAT: Civil Service – Telephone Town Hall Meeting – TS Bargaining Update WHEN: Monday, December 18th TIME: 7:30 p.m.        We are holding a telephone town hall information session for the Technical Services Bargaining Unit Monday, December 18th in order to discuss the Civil Service Arbitration decision released on December 7. We are currently […]

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Civil Service Bargaining Arbitration Decision

The Civil Service Arbitration Board Chaired by Tom Cromwell released his decision at 8:00am this morning. This decision now finally concludes a collective agreement for civil service members. The Arbitration Board’s decision results in a collective agreement that will expire on April 1, 2021.  The Union has just received the decision and we are still […]

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Human Rights Flag Design Contest!

NSGEU Human Rights Committee is asking all NSGEU members to help with the design for a Human Rights flag. We are looking for a symbol or picture that best describes the following: “Human rights are rights inherent to all human beings, whatever our nationality, place of residence, national or ethical origin, color, religion, language, or […]

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NSGEU Returns to Conciliation in Attempt to Reach an Agreement for Civil Service

July 28, 2017 The Nova Scotia Government & General Employees Union (NSGEU) has agreed to enter into two additional conciliation dates on August 8th and 9th with the Public Service Commission instead of the two hearing dates that had originally been set aside for an arbitration hearing with the Labour Board. Government has assured the […]

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A Letter from President Jason MacLean to members of Local 480 Adult Corrections

Dear members of Local 480, I would like to commend all members who stood up for their rights under the Occupational Health & Safety Act and refused to work in unsafe working conditions in the Central Nova Scotia Correctional Facility (CNSCF). It is unfortunate that members had to do it, but I’m very pleased you did […]

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Yesterday at Westray

Yesterday at Westray Into the deep, they trudged along. ‘To feed their families, they must be strong. A decent wage is all they desired. A place to work until they retired. Retired they did in a tragic way, On that cold and unforgettable day. They knew, and were told; the mine was unsafe. But profit […]

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